How Artists Can Build a Fan Base and Make Money Livestreaming on Twitch

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Twitch 101: How Artists Can Build a Fan Base and Make Money Livestreaming on Twitch

You may know Twitch as a livestream platform for gamers, but there is an active, vibrant community of musicians on Twitch, too! They are building real fan bases and making money directly from viewers by playing music live and chatting with fans. In 2020, 15.5% of US all video viewers will be watching Twitch, so now is a great time to stream.

This presentation is a straightforward look at the phenomenon of livestreaming and how to get started. You’ll learn:

What makes live streaming different than all other social content and why it’s so effective at creating fan engagement

How you’ll monetize and grow audience

What equipment and tools you’ll need to produce a livestream

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Primary Entry: Music Badge, Platinum Badge, Artist Wristband
Secondary Entry: Film Badge, Interactive Badge
Format: Presentation
Event Type: Session
Level: Beginner